The 2011-12 Miele Cup FIS Series got underway Saturday at Norquay, AB, with an ENL slalom event.

OFFICIAL FIS RESULTS (when available)

On the men's side, Alberta Ski Team alumni Sean Alexander (CARC) and Cody Pedersen (BANFF) took first and third respectively; Ben Maclean of the BC Ski Team, who is just coming back from injury, claimed silver. 

1 – 1 ALEXANDER Sean (AB) SR 29.09 24.44  53.53
2 – 3 MACLEAN Benjamin (BCST/WMSC) SR 29.27 24.47 53.74
3 – 4 PEDERSEN Cody (AB) SR 29.85 25.76 55.61

Trent McCarthy (RABBT) had the fastest J1 time of the day, placing 5th overall.

Emilie Tremblay (PANO) captured gold in the ladies race. She was joined on the podium by a pair of teammates from Fernie Alpine Ski Team, Stephanie Gartner and Jamie Honseberger, who snagged silver and bronze.

1 – 28 TREMBLAY Emilie (PANO) J1 30.18 30.89 1:01.07 
2 – 37 GARTNER Stephanie (FAST) J1 30.34 30.97 1:01.31
3 – 1 HONSBERGER Jamie (FAST) J1 30.31 31.78 1:02.09

Action at Norquay continues Sunday with another slalom.

Unofficial men's results: http://www.canskilive.com/LiveV7.aspx?uncookie=0&codex=262

Unofficial ladies results: http://www.canskilive.com/LiveV7.aspx?uncookie=0&codex=5247